VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Vancouver Fire Department was called out to a house fire at 5108 Northeast 66th Avenue in Vancouver Saturday just after 7:00 p.m.
A fire truck arrived a few minutes later and found a house on fire down a long, narrow, private driveway.
Neighbors reported a person inside.
Crews quickly went into rescue mode and began a search of the single-story home and an ambulance was requested. A patient was found inside the house and moved outside for medical treatment.
The patient was pronounced dead on the scene. The fire was completely under control by just before 7:30 p.m.
Vancouver Fire had 34 personnel working the fire. One firefighter suffered a minor burn injury.
The fire is currently under investigation by the Clark County Fire Marshal’s office.